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The oil and natural gas that Egypt depends on for power generation is heavily subsidized. But the state doesn't want to raise prices and anger a population already frustrated by political uncertainty.
A study suggests buses offering lower fares, with wide seats and amenities such as WiFi, are seeing significant growth in ridership on trips up to 500 miles, sometimes at the expense of airlines.
Singer songwriter Kelis Rogers, who's also a trained chef, goes by just Kelis. She's best known for the 2003 hit song "Milkshake." Steve Inskeep talks to the R&B artist about her new album Food.
Preschool students from Nikki Jones's class at Porter Early Childhood Develo...
Many states are planning to expand early childhood education programs, but what constitutes a high-quality pre-K program? Researchers say the city of Tulsa, Okla., has come up with a winning formula.
We reported Monday on plans to sell Palcohol, mixed drinks to which you just add water. Federal regulators say they were wrong to say Palcohol was ready for market. The label was approved in error.
The Bay Area Rapid Transit is proposing to change the systems seats to bright green and blue — just like the Seattle Seahawks colors. One San Francisco fan has started a petition against the change.